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Early access to school for gifted kids?

By Staff

Gifted 4- and 5-year-olds may be given the chance to start school a year early if the District 51 board of education chooses to adopt an early access program. A state law passed earlier this year allows school districts to decide whether to ...


Patterson projects pile up, creating headaches for area drivers

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One of Grand Junction’s most heavily traveled roads became one of its greatest headache-producers Monday, as crews working on three different construction projects snarled traffic on Patterson Road east of Mesa Mall and sent cars ...


Approval likely next week for oil and gas rules

By Staff

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission is expected to approve a series of long-awaited energy rules and regulations during its meetings next week, Harris Sherman, the director of the Department of Natural Resources, told state ...


Stranded family of four sleeps in their truck

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A family of four that spent Sunday night atop Grand Mesa should serve as an object lesson for how to deal with the coming high- country winter, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said. Scott Wall, his wife, Jenna, and two children ...


Palisade looks at options for civic center

By Staff

The town of Palisade is weighing the pros and cons of five plans for a civic center before determining how much it would cost. The center would be built in the historic high school building acquired from District 51 earlier this year. Two ...


County road, building projects stay on track

By Staff

As Mesa County moves toward a final budget for 2009, officials say they foresee slower growth in sales tax revenue but increases in grants and other revenue. The local economy is starting to slow, forcing some belt tightening by the county, ...


Ute Water hooks up grateful residents

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Ute Water today will complete work on a new water system serving about 250 properties in the Rosevale and Connected Lakes areas. Ute Water was called in when the Artesian Water Service system serving the area was failing and the owner was ...


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Friends recall spirit of GJ’s New Age link

By Laurena Mayne Davis

Who knew that behind the liquid-brown eyes of Grand Junction High School class of 1955 senior Marilyn Grasso was the flicker of curiosity that would ignite the New Age movement? Not cousin Wayne Bechthold of Grand Junction. But he does recall ...


Police seek suspect in attacks of 2 women

By Staff

The Grand Junction Police Department is asking for the public’s help in capturing a man who has strong-armed two women, attempting to kidnap one, in the last two weeks in the area of F 1/2 and 30 roads. On Nov. 19, near the intersection ...


Donations help missing hiker’s family endure Thanksgiving, pay for search

By Dennis Webb

Community donations helped the family of missing hiker Rose Backhaus spend the Thanksgiving holiday in Utah, where searchers on Friday continued to look without success for the New Castle woman. Leslie Robinson, a good friend of Backhaus, ...


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